Pavel Petrovich Sokolov-Skalua (Russian, 1899-1961)
Signed, inscribed, and dated "...1956..." in Cyrillic on the reverse, identified and titled in Cyrillic on a label from an unidentified Combine in Russia affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 34 3/4 x 27 in. (88.2 x 68.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Lifting and losses primarily to l.l. quadrant, minor craquelure.
The largest loss is about 1 inch and is in the purple dress of the seated woman. Most losses are smaller (see images with ruler).
The framed measures 42 x 34 1/4 x 2 in.
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